Former American Idol favourite CHIKEZIE EZE has been sentenced to three years probation after pleading no contest to misdemeanour identity theft.
Eze, a finalist on the seventh season of the hit TV talent show, was arrested and charged with felony I.D. theft in February (10) after allegedly using a fake credit card to buy two bottles of cologne at Beverly Hills department store Neiman Marcus.
According to, the singer recently struck a deal with prosecutors and pleaded no contest.
He will also be required to perform 45 days of community labour and has been ordered to stay away from the store under the terms of the deal.